How to Configure Network Proxy Settings in Windows 10

How to Configure Network Proxy Settings in Windows 10

How to Configure Network Proxy Settings in Windows 10 150 150 Michael Shvarzman

Proxies offer many benefits to your network, such as extra security and bandwidth savings. You can set them up in your home if experiencing a slow connection. You can set proxy settings in Windows 10 through the Settings app or Control Panel. If you’re using a proxy for work or school make sure that the Use automatic detection settings and Use setup scripts are on in the Automatic proxy Setup section.

To change your settings manually To change your settings manually, open the Internet Options window via the Control Panel or by searching for “Internet options” in the search bar. Click the Advanced tab and then open the LAN settings within it. In the Address and Port fields, type in the information of your proxy provider. After that, click the box to use an external proxy server for your LAN, and close the Internet Options window.

Malware could alter your network proxy settings and prevent you from connecting online. If the error message “Windows could not detect this network’s proxy settings” persists then run a scan with an anti-malware application and determine if this helps.

If the error continues If the error persists, you can try resetting the proxy settings through the Registry. Be cautious as modifying the Registry can cause irreparable damage to your system. We recommend creating backups before proceeding with this method. To do this you need to press the Win + R keys simultaneously. Type cmd and press Enter. This will launch the standard Command Prompt.

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